Vortex

Winner
Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Prize
San Sebastián International Film Festival
Shattering and sensational.

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Vortex

LIFE IS A SHORT PARTY THAT WILL SOON BE FORGOTTEN.

Presented in split screen, VORTEX tells the story of an aging couple in a Paris apartment. As the mother (Françoise Lebrun) faces advancing dementia, the father (Dario Argento) tries to care for her while dealing with his own declining health, and their son (Alex Lutz) does his best in spite of his own significant personal problems. With this film, Director Gaspar Noé (
Enter the Void, Climax, Irreversible) delivers a career best, finding a level of compassion and tenderness that sacrifices none of the visual excitement that has marked his best work.

“AN EXTRAORDINARY FEAT.” - Screen International

“A GRAND CINEMATIC MOMENT.” - RogerEbert.com

"ONE OF THE FINEST FILM'S HE'S MADE" - The Guardian
Not Rated
Genre
Drama, French Cinema, Aging
Runtime
144
Language
French
Director
Gaspar Noé
Writer(s)
Gaspar Noé
Cast
Dario Argento, Françoise Lebrun, Alex Lutz
Awards:
Winner, Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Prize, San Sebastián International Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW
Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times

The Argentina-born French director Gaspar Noé often is described as a polarizing filmmaker, but never before has he had two movies in American theaters in the same month, both of which seem to arise from vastly different poles of artistic sensibility and experience. “Vortex,” which premiered last ...

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